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James E. Irvine ’19

Published in Nov. 22, 1995, issue

James Elliott "Doc" Irvine died June 5, 1995, in Durham, N.C. He was 98.

Born in Greenville, Del., the son of a Presbyterian minister, Doc prepared at Mercersburg Academy and graduated from Princeton in 1920, having interuppted his college studies to join the Navy in WWI. At Princeton he was a member of Terrace Club. He later was a schools committee member and chairman.

He was in the Army in WWII. He was associated with Durham Bank & Trust Co. until 1951, when he became manager of Smith, Barney, Harris Upham and Co. He was vice-chairman of the Durham Commission for 17 years and member of the Rotary Club.

Doc is survived by his daughter, Linda Johnson, son, Elliot W., four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

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